Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
Cineworld confirms plans to close all US and UK cinemas (Independent).
Curtain raised on scaled-back BFI London Film Festival (Hollywood Reporter).
Covid-related claims to cost insurers millions (Bloomberg).
As multiplexes close, independent cinemas thrive (The Guardian).
BBC chair speculation continues (Broadcast).
Channel 4 chief hits back over privatisation talk (Broadcast).
Features and commentary
How cinematographers are working with the new Covid protocols (Hollywood Reporter).
Latest on cinema reopening dates (Screen Daily).
BAFTA programme of events (BAFTA).
Women in Film and TV events (WFTV).